re-rooting impatiens clippings

kathy2(z6 NY)May 15, 2004

How do I re-root impatiens clippings? Water or dirt?

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shrubs_n_bulbs(z8/9 UK)

Its up to you. I use water. If you use some kind of soil, make sure it is well drained, Impatiens cuttings are pigs for rotting off when they are wet.

    Bookmark   May 15, 2004 at 2:46PM
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Pixel0102(8)

Kathy2, this is my first year clipping impatiens and I've had wonderful luck when I first put them in water for a few days. I don't think any of the ones I've used dirt with took. I know it can be done tho. Good luck!

Linda

    Bookmark   May 27, 2004 at 5:13PM
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jjappleby(nw ar)

I used to just put them in dirt, but they have rotted off this year and I put them in water and have had good luck. jjappleby

    Bookmark   May 31, 2004 at 4:34PM
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